In 2017, the CDC recorded 2,813,503 deaths in the United States. That's an average of 7,708 per day. But averages can be misleading. While that's the average, there is wide variability depending on the time of year. Specifically, people are far likelier to die during one extreme temperature season than the other.
Strong, young, healthy, athletic -- all the attributes that seemingly would protect someone from the small risks inherent in any leisure activity. And yet, sad, terrible events still take place that claim lives of such people when simple precautions and common sense are overlooked or ignored. Take the drowning of 19-year-old college pitcher Donny Everett as a tragic example.
It s summer time and the living s easy. Time to fire up the BBQ, pull the summer clothes down from the attic (hopefully they still fit) and relax around the pool and if we are talking pools, than we also have to talk about chlorine. Chlorine and pools go hand in hand. Any pool owner will tell you that keeping your chlorine levels (a
In order to avoid easily preventable spoilers of summer leisure time fun and travel, we at ACSH encourage you to take seriously the tips given below. It is our hope that they will help you to have a happy, healthy summer vacation!
Just in time for summer, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) released a new study on the rates of sunscreen use in the United States. And unfortunately, the findings show that for the most part Americans are still not wearing sunscreen. Barely a third of adults reported using sunscreen regularly.
Memorial Day is past, and summer is upon us and so is tanning season. Many people like to get their first tans at indoor tanning salons so they can avoid looking pale on their first beach outing. But according to a new advisory from the FDA, such preliminary tanning may be a poor idea.